Definition - shy

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  1. short; "eleven is one shy of a dozen"
  2. throw quickly
  3. start suddenly, as from fright
  4. a quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
  5. wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things; "shy of strangers"
  6. lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"

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